NiCHE has archived 16 audio presentations
from this event
Thank you to Jim Clifford, Jason Young and
Sean Kheraj for their work recording and editing the audio.
These presentations are a selection of
talks given at Carleton University, (Ottawa, Ontario) that relate to
Environmental History and Canada.
Citation: O'Connor, Ryan. "The Air of Death and the Origins of the
Environmental Movement in Canada." Canadian Historical Association Annual
Meeting. 26 May 2009.
Ryan is a PhD student at the University of Western
Ontario. He is also one of the co-creators of the NiCHE Member Project,
"Back to the Island", an oral-narrative history of the back to the
land movement in 1970s Prince Edward Island.
Abstract: This paper examines the public responses of Canadians to an
important late-1960s CBC documentary on air pollution.